Running Back Articles

If you play in the backfield, you need to develop lower-body power and game-breaking speed. STACK has workouts from NFL running backs like Reggie Bush, Ryan Mathews and Chris Johnson and insider tips on how to play the position as well as how to prepare your body to competition. Whether it's lowering your 40-Yard Dash time, improving flexibility or lifting more weight, STACK can help you reach your goals and become a franchise running back.

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How the Ultra-Versatile Jaylen Samuels Became the Most Intriguing Offensive Weapon in the 2018 NFL Draft

In football recruiting, you'll occasionally see a player's position listed as "ATH." The abbreviation is short for "Athlete," and it's reserved for...

Alvin Kamara's Offseason Training Includes an Absurd Jeep-Resisted Yoke Carry

Some NFL players use the offseason to unwind and stay out of the spotlight. Others use it to perform Jeep-Resisted Yoke Carries. You can guess w...

How Terrell Davis Jump Started His Football Career By Playing Nose Guard—And What You Can Learn From It

Terrell Davis was a running back. He had been since he first strapped on a helmet at 7 years old. It was really the only football position he'd eve...

Why Hall of Fame Running Back Terrell Davis Hates Youth Sports Specialization

Long before Terrell Davis was a Hall of Fame running back, he was a multi-sport youth athlete. "In my neighborhood, we competed in everything. Bask...

Drew Brees Reveals the Secret Skill That Makes Alvin Kamara So Hard to Tackle

Trying to tackle Alvin Kamara is an exercise in futility. The New Orleans Saints rookie is the Houdini of halfbacks, sporting a remarkable ability ...

Marshawn Lynch Ran Full-Contact Drills Against His Former High School Team

How does an NFL running back spend his time while serving a one-game suspension? If you're Marshawn Lynch, you put on your pads and go practice wit...

Leonard Fournette Recorded the Fastest Foot Speed of the NFL Season, Which Is Absolutely Terrifying

Leonard Fournette has arrived. The Jacksonville Jaguars rookie running back recorded 181 rushing yards and two touchdowns in Sunday's 30-9 rout of ...

Watch the Chicago Bears Execute the Prettiest Football Play Ever

If you didn't catch the latest edition of Monday Night Football, you didn't miss much. The Minnesota Vikings beat the Chicago Bears 20-17 in a slop...

Saquon Barkley Juked a Defender Into Another Dimension With This Insane Jump Cut

Saquon Barkley is a problem. The 5-foot-11, 230-pound Penn State running back essentially carried his team to a victory on Saturday. Barkley totale...

Christian McCaffrey Reveals the Details of His Obsessive Diet

Christian McCaffrey is a master escape artist. Just when a defense thinks they have him dead to rights, McCaffrey's dynamite agility and elite visi...

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